Aaron Sorensen is known not only for his powerful and rich sound, but also his commanding stage presence. In recent seasons, Sorensen appeared at Huntsville Symphony Orchestra as Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, which he also performed with Peabody Opera Theatre and Houston Symphony Orchestra; returned to Gotham Chamber Opera for Comedy on the Bridge and Alexandre bis; débuted with Huntsville Symphony as Judge Barnett/Officer Jimmy in the world première of Gregory Vajda’s Georgia Bottoms: A Comic Opera of the Modern South, based on the best-selling novel by Mark Childress; and débuted with Nashville Opera as the Sergeant of Police in Pirates of Penzance. This season, Sorensen performs as Sparafucile in Rigoletto with Ash Lawn Opera, sings Rossini’s Stabat Mater and a concert entitled Love & Loss with Oakland Symphony, and returns to Brava! Opera as Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
Last season, Sorensen performed the role of Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte with Fargo Moorhead Opera; the title role in Don Pasquale with Brava! Opera; Sparafucile in Rigoletto with Mississippi Opera and Ash Lawn Opera; and Leporello in Don Giovanni with Kalamazoo Symphony. Previously, Sorensen débuted with Fort Worth Opera as Benoit/Alcindoro in La bohème and returned as the French General in Kevin Puts’ Silent Night; made a début with Gotham Chamber Opera for productions of Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse, Weill’s Mahagonny Songspiel, Hindemith’s Hin und Zurück, and Milhaud’s L’enlèvement d’Europe; and performed the role of Angelotti in Tosca with Austin Lyric Opera.